IWC ranks amongst the best in the world and the IWC Portugieser replica remains one of their most quintessential lines. This particular range is also an absolute rock star of the horological world at large, preceded by decades of underdog status. From its elegantly proportioned case to the stunning in-house calibres, the watch has more than stood the test of time. If anything, time itself had to catch up to this one. Today, the collection still employs an impeccable dial layout, with large Arabic numerals, a thin bezel, and at least one subdial.
The IWC Portugieser Chronograph 3716 is the modern interpretation of a classic timepiece. In the early 1930’s, two Portuguese merchants commissioned from IWC a large wristwatch with pocket watch precision. Using an existing pocket watch movement, the brand released a time-only watch in 1939. The Portuguese line was reborn in the 1990’s with the Rattrapante split-second chronograph released in 1995 and standard chronograph in 1998. Updated to model 3716 and renamed “Portugieser” in 2018 for the brand’s 150th anniversary, this was a significant update to the IWC Portugieser Chronograph.
IWC Portugieser Chronograph Automatic Watch – Steel – IW371609 – Black Dial
Series IWC Portugieser Clone Watches
Case Size 41 mm
Case Material Stainless Steel
Dial Color Black
Band Material Leather